The new year is upon us, and as a Friday afternoon farewell to 2013, check out this astonishingly fast-paced recap of the newsmakers that dominated headlines over the last 12 months.
Inside Higher Ed
Fighting Words? A professor compared Hamas to a rabid pit bull. Free speech couldn’t protect him from student vitriol.
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